The Truth About Cars » Family Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Family Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Alright, Who Asked For a Backseat In The Ford Mustang GT350R? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/alright-asked-backseat-ford-mustang-gt350r/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/alright-asked-backseat-ford-mustang-gt350r/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:45:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271281 Ford will sell a backseat kit for its Ford Mustang GT350R because it’s the family car you’ve been asking for, the automaker announced Thursday. Ford will sell the backseat it removed back to you for $999 (before installation), and it’s even made from the same herd of Alcantaras as the front seats. The rear seats will sport […]

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Ford will sell a backseat kit for its Ford Mustang GT350R because it’s the family car you’ve been asking for, the automaker announced Thursday. Ford will sell the backseat it removed back to you for $999 (before installation), and it’s even made from the same herd of Alcantaras as the front seats. The rear seats will sport […]

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New or Used?: Should This Mustang Man Get a Minivan? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/new-used-mustang-man-get-minivan-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/new-used-mustang-man-get-minivan-2/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259457 Hi folks, I have a ’15 Subaru WRX and a ’68 Ford Mustang. I pick my daughter up from daycare everyday. When the weather is nice, I drive the Mustang. My wife and I are thinking of having a second kid, which would render my Mustang unusable since there’s no middle seat and zero space behind the […]

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Hi folks, I have a ’15 Subaru WRX and a ’68 Ford Mustang. I pick my daughter up from daycare everyday. When the weather is nice, I drive the Mustang. My wife and I are thinking of having a second kid, which would render my Mustang unusable since there’s no middle seat and zero space behind the […]

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2016 Chevrolet Impala Review – Buick’s Second Fiddle (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-impala-review/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-impala-review/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 15:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1249825 The Impala exists in an odd segment of its own. The full-sized Chevy is one of the largest sedans on sale in America, yet its base engine is only a 2.5-liter four cylinder. Based on the pricing and feature options, the Impala is designed to be a semi-step above the Malibu, yet the number of true competitors […]

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The Impala exists in an odd segment of its own. The full-sized Chevy is one of the largest sedans on sale in America, yet its base engine is only a 2.5-liter four cylinder. Based on the pricing and feature options, the Impala is designed to be a semi-step above the Malibu, yet the number of true competitors […]

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New or Used?: German Car Lover Wants Germanic German From Germany http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/new-used-german-car-lover-wants-germanic-german-germany/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/new-used-german-car-lover-wants-germanic-german-germany/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1223785 TTAC commentator tedward writes: Hey Steejeev, I thought I’d finally throw my hat into the ring as my wife and I are on the hunt for a second family car. We currently own a ’91 BMW 318is and a ’13 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen 2.5 — both manual, of course. In our previous lives as NYC residents, […]

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TTAC commentator tedward writes: Hey Steejeev, I thought I’d finally throw my hat into the ring as my wife and I are on the hunt for a second family car. We currently own a ’91 BMW 318is and a ’13 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen 2.5 — both manual, of course. In our previous lives as NYC residents, […]

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2016 Kia Sorento Limited V6 Review – Not Your Father’s Kia [Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-kia-sorento-limited-v6-review-perfect-acura-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-kia-sorento-limited-v6-review-perfect-acura-video/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2015 18:41:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1210385 Kia gained a well-deserved reputation in the ’90s for cheap and nasty transportation, but lately they are the greatest social climber since Cinderella. “2016 Kia” and “1996 Kia” are totally different from one another. Even “2006 Kia” seems like a distant memory. Unusual for a car company, Kia doesn’t shy away from its troubled beginnings in America, which can be […]

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Kia gained a well-deserved reputation in the ’90s for cheap and nasty transportation, but lately they are the greatest social climber since Cinderella. “2016 Kia” and “1996 Kia” are totally different from one another. Even “2006 Kia” seems like a distant memory. Unusual for a car company, Kia doesn’t shy away from its troubled beginnings in America, which can be […]

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New or Used?: Kiss My Yuppie Ass Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/new-used-kiss-yuppie-ass-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/new-used-kiss-yuppie-ass-edition/#comments Mon, 26 Oct 2015 13:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1194754 Hi Sajeev and Steve, I’ve always enjoyed this column, and several years ago I took a piece of the advice you provided: I bought a used Ford Taurus for a teen driver. Anyway, I’m curious for your thoughts on what we should drive now. My wife and I have long commutes as well as 3 […]

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Hi Sajeev and Steve, I’ve always enjoyed this column, and several years ago I took a piece of the advice you provided: I bought a used Ford Taurus for a teen driver. Anyway, I’m curious for your thoughts on what we should drive now. My wife and I have long commutes as well as 3 […]

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New Or Used? The $25,000 Question http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/new-used-25000-question/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/new-used-25000-question/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:00:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=860633 Michael writes: This August, we will have a 23-year-old German au pair coming to live with us. She will be taking care of our three boys – ages 6, 4, and 1. I am looking for transportation for said au pair that fulfills the following criteria: accommodates 2 boosters and 1 car seat– i.e. older […]

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Michael writes: This August, we will have a 23-year-old German au pair coming to live with us. She will be taking care of our three boys – ages 6, 4, and 1. I am looking for transportation for said au pair that fulfills the following criteria: accommodates 2 boosters and 1 car seat– i.e. older […]

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New or Used: Can One Car Last Through Five Kids? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/new-or-used-can-one-car-last-through-five-kids/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/new-or-used-can-one-car-last-through-five-kids/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:58:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=804162 I currently have three cars and I feel a hankering to buy a fourth. My wife has bought into the idea, now it’s just a matter of what to get. The particulars: – Five kids between the ages of 5 and 15… – Active duty military with seven (7!) moves since 2005 with a couple […]

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I currently have three cars and I feel a hankering to buy a fourth. My wife has bought into the idea, now it’s just a matter of what to get. The particulars: – Five kids between the ages of 5 and 15… – Active duty military with seven (7!) moves since 2005 with a couple […]

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New or Used: The $32,000 Question http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/new-or-used-the-32000-question/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/new-or-used-the-32000-question/#comments Sat, 11 Aug 2012 19:24:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456364  Ian writes: My wife drives a 2007 Lincoln MKX in need of shrewd replacement. The good lady finds the Mark Ten a chore to use around DC: clumsy, hard to see from, and very thirsty for all the enjoyment she gets from it. It also lacks exactly the features that she prizes: a sunroof, and […]

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 Ian writes: My wife drives a 2007 Lincoln MKX in need of shrewd replacement. The good lady finds the Mark Ten a chore to use around DC: clumsy, hard to see from, and very thirsty for all the enjoyment she gets from it. It also lacks exactly the features that she prizes: a sunroof, and […]

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Comparison Review: 2011 Hyundai Sonata Versus 2010 Toyota Camry XLE http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/comparison-review-2011-hyundai-sonata-versus-2010-toyota-camry-xle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/comparison-review-2011-hyundai-sonata-versus-2010-toyota-camry-xle/#comments Wed, 21 Apr 2010 16:24:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=353538 Driving enthusiasts love to hate the Toyota Camry. Yet, despite the company’s current troubles, it remains the best-selling car in the United States. Hyundai would love to steal the crown, or at least tens of thousands of customers. So it recently launched a totally redesigned 2011 Sonata and will be advertising it heavily. Should Toyota […]

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Driving enthusiasts love to hate the Toyota Camry. Yet, despite the company’s current troubles, it remains the best-selling car in the United States. Hyundai would love to steal the crown, or at least tens of thousands of customers. So it recently launched a totally redesigned 2011 Sonata and will be advertising it heavily. Should Toyota […]

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